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                       The Chief Justice, Her Ladyship Justice Gertrude Torkornoo, has appealed to Ghanaians to actively
                       participate in the administration of justice and not leave it for Lawyers and Judges alone.

New Abirem Gets a Circuit Court

                       A Circuit Court has been inaugurated in New Abirem, in the Birem North Constituency in the Eastern
                      Region of Ghana. The establishment of the Court means that the people of New Abirem will no longer
                      travel and incur additional costs accessing justice in Oda, Mpraeso, Asamankese and Swedru, as was
                      the case, due to the limited jurisdiction of the existing District Court.

                         The Hon. Lady Chief Justice, Justice Gertrude Sackey Torkornoo, has advised the public to desist from
                         giving monies to Court Registrars to prepare court documents for them, as they are not Lawyers and
                         therefore not qualified to do so.

                        The Judicial Service of Ghana, has honoured five (5) Justices of the Court of Appeal and 10 Justices of
                        the High Court who have retired.

                   Two Justices of the Supreme Court, His Lordship Justice Nene Abayaateye Ofoe Amegatcher and
                   His Lordship Justice Professor Emmanuel Nii Ashie Kotey have retired from the Supreme Court
                   Bench on the attainment of the mandatory age of 70 years as stipulated by the 1992 Constitution.

                       The Chief Justice, Her Ladyship Justice Gertrude Sackey Torkornoo, has urged the Church of Pentecost
                       to examine the conversations and discussions in the constitution of the national moral vision on the sure
                       foundation of law, equity and good conscience.

                  The Honourable Lady Chief Justice, Justice Gertrude Sackey Torkornoo, has reiterated the resolve of the Judiciary
                   to bring justice to the doorsteps of Ghanaians.        

The Judiciary, together with the Ghana Bar Association (GBA) have commemorated the 41st Anniversary of
the Murder of the three Justices of the High Court with a wreath-laying ceremony at The Martyrs’ Square,
situated in front of the Supreme Court Building.
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